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Saudi border guards look out across the Yemen border in April 2015. (AFP/File)
May 24, 2016 - 08:30 GMT
Three others were injured in the blast as the soldiers patrolled near the border.
The security council says granting passports to married and unmarried women would reduce problems they face while traveling. (Shutterstock)
May 24, 2016 - 07:30 GMT
The discussion comes after deciding to allow women to have their own national ID cards and to give them a copy of their own marriage contracts.
Photo: @AlShababSaudiFC
May 23, 2016 - 18:17 GMT
Al Shabab FC has reached a three-years deal with @SamiAlJaber
Last year, GE announced an investment of $100m in its research and manufacturing programmes in the kingdom. (Twitter)
May 23, 2016 - 12:45 GMT
The agreement between GE and Saudi Arabian Industrial Investments Company will fund water, energy, aviation, and digital projects.
The Hollywood actor says that his views have changed after shooting his controversial film in the Arab world. (blogs.indiewire.com)
May 23, 2016 - 10:32 GMT
Tom Hanks no longer stereotypes the Muslim world after filming "A Hologram for the King" in Morocco
A file photo of partially-exploded cluster munitions, half-buried but still active. (Twitter)
May 23, 2016 - 07:29 GMT
A new report reveals that large portions of northern Yemen are uninhabitable due to unexploded cluster bombs.
The agreement includes establishment of a mechanism to employ and a guarantee of the rights and duties of the domestic workers as also the employers, as per international norms. (File photo)
May 23, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
The ministries of labor for Saudi Arabia and Indonesia have reached an agreement to improve the recruitment and welfare of Indonesian maids in the Kingdom.
Saudi's retail sector has been experiencing the same crunch as in other Gulf markets, brought on by the steep dive in oil prices and the fallout this had on consumer spending habits. (Damas)
May 22, 2016 - 11:49 GMT
Despite a slowdown in sales, Damas is targeting ultra-wealthy shoppers with plans to open another 20 shops for a total of 40 by the end of the year.
Saudi has been pushing for a freeze deal since February so they needed to rely on stocks to meet any rise in customers’ demands at home and abroad while keeping their output flat. (File photo)
May 22, 2016 - 09:35 GMT
Saudi Arabia’s stockpiles dropped to 296.7 million barrels in March from 305.6 million barrels in February to meet demand while keeping a lid on production.
An early photograph of delegation arriving to Kuwait City to participate in the Yemen peace talks. (AFP/File)
May 21, 2016 - 12:21 GMT
The pro-Hadi Loyalists have six demands for the Houthi rebels before rejoining the peace talks in Kuwait.
A Red Cross aid drop in Yemen. (AFP/File)
May 20, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
The Director of Operations at OCHA made a serious appeal for more funding and support as the Yemeni crisis worsens.
Jordan's energy minister said that the project would create the necessary infrastructure for the interconnection with Saudi Arabia. (File photo)
May 19, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Announced on the sidelines of the Jordan International Energy Summit, The project will take up to two years to complete and will cost up to JD200 million.
Bosnian Muslim political leader Bakir Izetbegovic speaks to journalists in Sarajevo, on January 17, 2016. (AFP/File)
May 19, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
The agreement was signed by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef bin Abdul Aziz, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, and Minister of Security of Bosnia and Herzegovina Dragan Mektic, who was received by the Crown Prince along with his accompanying delegation in Jeddah on Monday.
The sovereign action reflects the ongoing negative impact of lower oil prices on Saudi’s fiscal position 
and economic strength. (Argaam)
May 19, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The investors service has negatively revised the long-term deposit ratings of nine banks and confirming the ratings of two banks as stable, while placing all UAE banks on a negative outlook.
 Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal met with founder of Bloomberg and former Mayor of New York Michael Bloomberg.  (Kingdom Holding Company)
May 19, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Bloomberg will support the creation of financial and economic news programming on the Alarab channel, which is privately owned by the Saudi Prince.
The film, directed by Ayman Jamal's Barajoum studio, will be released worldwide in September. (File photo)
May 18, 2016 - 17:26 GMT
The film, directed by Ayman Jamal's Barajoum studio, will be released worldwide in September.